Mathematical modeling

Research summary

The purpose of this Project was to strengthen HEIs in East-Africa as developmentally responsive institutions by enhancing curriculum development, pedagogical approach and capacity of staff in the area of mathematics education and teacher preparation. The invigoration and modernisation of teacher training and the upgrading of curricula was meant to increase the level and enrollment of mathematics education, give a push forward to the education of mathematics teachers and support the universities' ability to embark on development projects with the surrounding society, industry and public governance.

Description

Research info

Research title
Mathematical modeling

Research timeline
1.1.2013 - 1.12.2015

Keywords
mathematics and working life mathematics education teacher training

Region
Africa

Countries
Finland

Institution
Lappeenranta-Lahti University of Technology
Computational Engineering
Lappeenranta University of Technology, Finland

Funding instrument
Ministry for Foreign Affairs (ICI, HEI-ICI, N-S-S)

Project budget
500,000 - 1 million euros

Head of research
Matti Heiliö

Research team
Matti Heiliö, Matylda Jablonska-Sabuka, Tuomo Kauranne, Heikki Haario, Miika Tolonen

Partners
Lappeenranta University of Technology, Tampere University of Technology, Oulu University, University of Dar es Salaam, Nelson Mandela African Institute of Science and Technology, University of Dodoma, Makerere University, Busitema University, University of Rwanda, Univesity of Nairobi, Pan African University Institute of Science Technology and Innovation, University of Bahir Dar

Contact information
Matylda Jablonska-Sabuka
+358405313041
matylda.jablonska-sabuka@lut.fi
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Record last updated
1.4.2019